• Administrative Office Professional

    Associate of Applied Science Degree

    This program provides a strong foundation of office and technology skills and courses in business administration, with an emphasis on critical thinking and human relations skills. The program includes Related Instruction requirements, industry standard computer programs and more advanced business administration courses.


    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • effectively and independently use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), Adobe Professional, and Google Applications;
    • identify and analyze organizational and planning procedures in business office operations,
    • identify and analyze effective working relationships and Human Resources practices within a business or office environment,
    • articulate, analyze, and apply basic business math and accounting skills common to business operations;
    • analyze the concepts, rules, and principles of law applying to effective business practices.


    Career opportunities may include administrative assistant, office manager, project coordinator, legal assistant and medical secretary.

    For information contact Beverly Forney, 503-594-3115 or beverlyf@clackamas.edu


    FALL TERM Credits

    BA-101 Introduction to Business 4

    BA-131 Introduction to Business Computing 4

    BT-121 Data Entry 1

    BT-122 Keyboard Skillbuilding 2

    BT-124 Business Editing I 3

    WINTER TERM Credits

    BA-111 General Accounting

    or BA-211 Financial Accounting I 4

    BT-125 Business Editing II 3

    BT-160 Word I 3

    CS-135S Microsoft Excel 3

    — — Administrative Office Professional program electives 3

    SPRING TERM Credits

    BA-228 Computerized Accounting 3

    BT-161 Word II 3

    BT-172 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2

    BT-216 Office Procedures 4

    WR-121 English Composition 4


    FALL TERM Credits

    BA-218 Personal Finance 4

    BA-226 Business Law I 4

    BA-285 Human Relations in Business 4

    BT-262 Integrated Projects 4

    WINTER TERM Credits

    BA-104* Business Math 3

    BA-205 Business Communications with Technology 4

    BA-206 Management Fundamentals 4

    — — PE/Health/Safety/First Aid requirement 1

    — — Administrative Office Professional program electives 3

    SPRING TERM Credits

    BA-224 Human Resource Management 4

    BA-280 Business/CWE 3

    BT-271 Advanced Business Projects 4

    — — Administrative Office Professional program electives 3

    Credits required for degree 91

    *For this degree, BA-104 meets the Related Instruction Computation requirement

    administrative office professional program Electives

    Any Business Administration (BA) or Business Technology (BT) course not included in the Administrative Office Professional program.

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    Email us: marys@clackamas.edu

    Call us: 503-594-3071

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